Temp Research Associate - Tumor Modeling, PDX

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
Sep 15, 2018
Ref
14232BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Contract
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary
The Oncology and Angiogenesis group is currently seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to temporarily (12 months) assist with various aspects of research. The ideal candidate has extensive experience in tumor mouse models (xenograft and orthotopic). More specifically, experience with various aspects of tumor mouse models (injections, tumor cell implantation, tissue harvest, drug administration via various routes (iv, ip, sc), minor surgeries and necropsy) and expertise in cell culture (maintainance as well as cell based assays) is required. Experience with PDX models a plus. A high level of technical expertise, such as confocal microscopy, and expertise with in vivo imaging modalities, such as micro-ultrasound, are advantageous. The candidate should also be able to independently execute experiments and have excellent communication skills. The ability to work effectively in a team, ability to independently follow verbal and written instructions, good organizational and interpersonal skills, basic computer skills (Word and Excel) are a must.

Responsibilities

• tail vein, sc, ip, im injections

• tumor cell implantation and monitoring of tumor bearing mice

• testing of different drugs in tumor bearing animals

• minor surgeries and necropsy

• tissue harvest

• tissue culture and cell based assays

• assisting with micro-ultrasound and other in vivo imaing

• data analysis

Requirements
This position requires a minimum of a BS/BA/MA in biomedical sciences or related field and 2-5 years of experience working with in vivo tumor models. Additional required experience:
- in vivo mouse experience
- experience with various mouse tumor models including solid PDX
- experience in tissue processing, sectioning and histology/IHC
- outstanding organizational skills
- good communication skills
- efficiently work in a team
- ability to independently follow verbal and written instructions
- good interpersonal skills
- basic computer skills (Word and Excel)

This position will require the individual to pass a physical before beginning employment.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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